NGOs: $400 million for Syrians affected by civil war
Charity organizations pledged $400 million Tuesday to help alleviate the humanitarian plight of Syrians affected by their country's civil war, participants at a meeting of charitable NGOs said.


Kuwait's International Islamic Charitable Organization said Kuwaiti charities pledged $142 million, while dozens of NGOs attending the meeting promised the rest. At a similar meeting last year, NGOs pledged $182 million for Syrian refugees. (AFP)